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Rasmussen goal in third boosts Red Wings to win against Blackhawks

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Rasmussen's clutch PPG

CHI@DET: Rasmussen gives Red Wings late lead with PPG

Michael Rasmussen ricochets the puck off Carl Dahlstrom and into the net on the power play, giving the Red Wings a 4-3 lead late in the 3rd

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Michael Rasmussen broke a tie with 4:37 remaining in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 5-3 at Little Caesars Arena on Tuesday.

It was the first preseason game for the Red Wings.

Rasmussen scored on the power play when his backhand deflected in off Blackhawks defenseman Carl Dahlstrom.

Matt Puempel, Matthew Ford, Chris Terry and Luke Glendening (empty net) scored for Detroit. Jimmy Howard made seven saves on eight shots for the Red Wings, and Calvin Pickard made 15 saves on 17 shots in relief.

Dominik Kubalik scored twice, and Philip Holm had a goal and an assist for Chicago.

Starter Robin Lehner made 15 saves on 17 shots in his Blackhawks debut, and Kevin Lankinen made 19 saves on 21 shots.

The teams will play again at United Center in Chicago on Wednesday (8:30 p.m. ET; NHLN [joined in progress], NBCSCH+, NHL.TV).

Video: Red Wings edge Blackhawks, 5-3, in preseason win

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